IS THE BIBLE TRUE?

Pastor Bill Stevenson

 

April 18, 2021

 

Proverbs 30:5–6

 

 

THE BIBLE IS ____________________________

“Every word of God is flawless; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him. Do not add to his words, or he will rebuke you and prove you a liar.”

 

WHERE THE BIBLE CAME FROM?

 

Written by _____ authors, over _____ years, _____ continents, _____ different languages.

 

The Old Testament /Hebrew Bible has ______ books,

The New Testament has ______ books.

 

WHO WROTE THE OLD TESTAMENT?

 

Earliest-written book is probably the book of ____________.

           

Moses wrote the first 5 books of the Bible, and they’re often called “the ____________________.”

 

WHO WROTE THE NEW TESTAMENT?

 

Almost half of the NT’s 27 books are letters written by the Apostle ______________.

 

The New Testament was completed between AD 46 and 90.

 

“built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets.”

Ephesians 2:20

HOW THE BIBLE IS ABSOLUTELY UNIQUE

 

  1. In Its:
  • Composition
  • Circulation
  • Translation
  • Durability

 

B.    In Its Effect on People:

            1. They never get through with it.

            2. It alters their view of the world.

            3. It changes their relating patterns.

            4. It changes their values and ethics.

            5. It changes their vocabulary.

            6. It changes their view of eternity.

 

IS THE BIBLE ACCURATE? 

 

The NT has ____________ manuscripts to compare.

 

HOW SCIENCE AND HISTORY COMPARE TO THE BIBLE

 

Science: it describes how the universe works.

 

History: Archaeologist Nelson Glueck said, “It may be categorically stated that no archaeological discovery has ever controverted a biblical reference.”

 

NOTES:

 

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